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Rio Inter-Religious Movement CC (MIR)

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23 Members

Traditions: Christian Catholic , Taoist , Jewish, Islam See All

Region: Latin America and the Caribbean

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Our purpose is to gather and promote dialogue among religious groups in Rio. To organize interfaith social action and solidarity campaigns.

Our CC hold monthly meetings. We are aware of the need for a culture of peace and continue with the activities we develop to strengthen dialogue and respect among different religious traditions and spiritual groups. To do, we partner with ISER (Instituto para Estudios Religiosos) and other associations. We also participate in meetings and work with the government of Rio de Janeiro state through the secretariat for Social Assistance and Human Rights (we discuss and develop public policies against religious intolerance) and the secretariat for the Environment (we participate in the Managing Council of the State Parks to guarantee the harmony between the care for the environment and religious practices) Our most outstanding activities in 2008 have been:

  1. Participation of the Project Brasil Real – to discuss about family, environment, media and communications with the participation of 10 religious traditions
  2. Participation in seminars about sexuality and religion in the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro to deal with homophobia among religious groups
  3. Participation with ISER of Degase program (Department of Educational Policies for children in Conflict with the Law) to assist youth
  4. Participation in meetings about “Spiritual Predestination in Brazil” with the participation of various religious traditions.

We dream that through people's solidarity and compassion, together we can build up a better city and become an example.

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São Gonçalo - Rio de Janeiro

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November 7, 2016 6:08 PM

Walking for Religious Freedom

This event was the result of six months of work of a commission established from the evidence of extreme cases of religious intolerance that took place not only in the state of Rio de Janeiro, but also in other states.


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October 3, 2016 2:32 PM

MIR CC Spring Celebration

Here in Rio de Janeiro on September 22nd, 2016, in celebration of the Spring Equinox, we had a beautiful ritual at the Cumig Nowa Native Traditions Center.


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September 30, 2016 1:16 PM

We Are Dignity

The Brazilian and international civil society promoted, on August 1st, a great Dignity Vigil, in Rio de Janeiro.


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March 28, 2016 5:45 PM

French Interfaith Youth Tour Visits MIR CC in Rio de Janeiro

The CC MIR (Movement Inter Religious Rio de Janeiro / URI (United Religions Initiative), received here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Interfaith Group Tour II group of youth from Coexister CC - France.


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